Building 39 Indigenous Ceremonial Building (01965-210069/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)


Days until closing
1 week 4 days hence


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/11/04 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Region of delivery
  • National Capital Region
End user entity
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Trade agreement
  • Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
Reference number
Solicitation number


Trade Agreement: Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 


This procurement has been set aside under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for
Aboriginal Business (PSAB). In order to be considered, a supplier must certify that it qualifies as
an Aboriginal business as defined under PSAB and that it will comply with all requirements of PSAB.

PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: 01965-210069, partially disassemble and rebuild Building 39 complete with an internal fit-up; INDIGENOUS CEREMONIAL BUILDING, 960 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON.

Project description:  Partially disassemble and rebuild Building 39 complete with an internal fit-up, mechanical and electrical upgrades, services upgrades, and exterior landscaping
The Contractor must perform and complete the Work within 32 weeks from the date of notification of acceptance of the offer. The NPP Range is: $1, 000,001 to $5,000,000. 

This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement.  At bid closing, the Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS). Failure to comply with this requirement will render the Bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the Bid. 


There will be a site visit on Wednesday October 14, 2020 at 9AM & 11AM. Interested bidders are to meet at:

Bldg. 39, Central Experimental Farm, 
960 Carling Avenue, 
Ottawa, ON. 
Free parking

Due to the current situation (COVID-19), each bidders is allowed a maximum of one representative at the site visit.  Interested bidders should submit the name of the individual to the Contract Authority no later than October 8. 2020 by 3PM.  The contracting officer will advise the attendees of their assigned time slot  National Research Council Canada

Safety Attire – Not required

All enquiries are to be submitted to the Contractual Authority: Sophie St-Germain, by email at  
Enquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) calendar days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.


Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid documents through the Government Electronic Tendering Service at or at the toll-free number 1-855-886-3030.  
Amendments, when issued, will be available from the same government electronic tendering service.

Firms that elect to base their bids on bid documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the bid calling authority of their intention to bid.


R2710T GI09 Submission of bid is modified as follows

 Add subparagraph 5 - Electronic Bid Submission by epost Connect service

a. Unless specified otherwise in the bid solicitation, bids may be submitted by using the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation.

b. The only acceptable email address to use with epost Connect for responses to bid solicitations issued by PWGSC is: 


Note: Bids emailed directly to this email address will be rejected and deemed non-compliant. This email address is to be used to open an epost Connect conversation, as detailed in c., or to send proposals through an epost Connect message if the Bidder is using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Contact information

Contact name
St-Germain, Sophie
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 297-3462 ( )
Contact address
140 O'Connor Street
140, rue O'Connor
K1A 0S5


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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.E79148.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-10-07
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.F79148.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-10-07
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.E79148.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-10-21
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.F79148.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-10-21
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.E79148.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-10-23
ABES.PROD.PW__FG.B365.F79148.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-10-23


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
01965-210069_drawings_and_specifications.zipNot availableBilingual- 2020-10-07
building_39_plans_and_specifications.zipNot availableBilingual- 2020-10-08